OCD Action

OCD Advocacy 500

OCD Advocacy 500

Our unique OCD Advocacy service has now supported 500 people since it was launched in 2009. We have helped people to access quality treatment, to stay in education, keep their job, have suitable accommodation and fight the discrimination that they face. We are immensely proud to have reached this significant milestone. Huge thanks to all our advocacy volunteers across the country for all their hard work and to our funders at Comic Relief and The Lloyds Bank Foundation for making it possible.

Trustee Recruitment – Helping us reach all communities

OCD affects all communities equally. As the national charity for people affected by OCD, we want to make sure that people from a diverse range of communities are aware of our work, able to access our services and encouraged to play a part in steering our organisation.

To help us do this we are now looking for somebody with expertise in reaching diverse communities to join our team of Trustees. We are especially looking for somebody with;

Welcome from Nick - our new Lead Advocate

Hi I’m Nick Barber and I’m the new Lead Advocate for OCD Action, specifically covering the North of England. The main purpose of the role is supporting volunteer advocates, raising the profile of the advocacy service across the North and promoting the work generally of OCD Action.

I have many years’ experience within the field of advocacy working mainly with people with learning disabilities, and I’m enjoying the opportunity the new role has presented me with.

Welcome from Olivia - our new Media and Communications Officer

Hi, I'm Olivia Bamber and I have just started a position as Media and Communications Officer at OCD Action. I am a recent English Literature and Creative Writing graduate and have been volunteering with OCD Action since moving to London. I'm delighted to now be starting this new role within the Charity. The main purpose of my job is to provide awareness about Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and raise the profile of the Charity through social, print and online media and digital communications, like Facebook, Twitter, newsletters and our website.

Congratulations Star Supporters

Thank you to everyone who attended OCD Action's National Conference on Saturday, we hope you found it useful. Thank you to all of our speakers and volunteers who made the day run so smoothly. 

A special thank you to our Star Supporters who received awards at the conference, their help and support has been invaluable. We are so grateful to all those who support OCD Action and wish we could offer everyone an award. Here's a little bit about our Star Supporters;

Conference Filling Up Fast

OCD Action National Conference 2014

Places are filling up fast for OCD Action's National Conference, please book now to ensure you are able to attend your chosen sessions.National Conference is a fantastic opportunity to hear from the leading experts in OCD treatment, listen to our inspirational speakers and meet up with other people who are fighting OCD. Our conferences do get sold out each year so do please book early to avoid disappointment.